Tag Archive: holiday

Embroidery and elegance

As much as I adore summer, days of 40+ degrees pose something of a challenge. How to stay cool and still retain even a semblance of non-sweaty elegance? Wear a dress made out… Continue reading

Holiday dressing at home

The concept of “holiday dressing” these days conjures up beautiful Instagram flat lays of carefully chosen designer pieces that evoke the spirit of the travel destination: photogenic bikinis, straw hats and sarongs for… Continue reading

From cover-up to mini-caftan

Whether we like it or not, work tends to have a major influence on how we dress. But it wasn’t my part-time office gig that inspired today’s DIY – rather, it was a story my editor there… Continue reading

Hida: the highlights

If you’ve been to Japan but only ever tackled Tokyo, you’re missing out! Far away from the big smoke*, the Hida Takayama region was a highlight of my recent visit to Japan. I flew into Chubu… Continue reading

Oriental Safari in Seoul

Hello from Seoul! I’m loving it here – but I’m saving the touristy talk for later posts (although you can see plenty on my Instagram!) because today is all about a DIY. It’s only… Continue reading